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Forum: Boxster General Discussions 11-30-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 590
Posted By BirdDog
As long as people are talking about this topic, I...

As long as people are talking about this topic, I thought I'd bring up an idea I had...

I'm betting most of us have seen those "Flex-Seal" commercials...

"We cut this boat in half..." "...even...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-20-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Posted By BirdDog
Marty OUCH! It seems like a lot of people...

Marty

OUCH! It seems like a lot of people are getting bit by that lately (water fried immobilizer)...

If I were you, I would reach out to forum member Qmulus - he fixes them and from what I've...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 10-20-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By BirdDog
Not repairable. If it was a 4 stalk and the 4th...

Not repairable. If it was a 4 stalk and the 4th stalk broke (lower left stalk), you could replace that, but the other 3 stalks aren't repairable (or individually replaceable). They are part of that...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-15-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By BirdDog
I'm pretty sure the headlights are vented (for...

I'm pretty sure the headlights are vented (for heat dissipation) and because of that, moisture can get into them (from condensation). This usually dries out as you drive.

Once things dry out (and...
Forum: New Member Introductions 09-02-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By BirdDog
BigDave20 - Congrats on your new Boxster! As a...

BigDave20 - Congrats on your new Boxster! As a fellow Speed Yellow owner, I must warn you that you will get a LOT of attention around here!

The PeachState club is very active and is definitely...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 09-01-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,063
Posted By BirdDog
Before you drop a new battery in, pull the...

Before you drop a new battery in, pull the drivers seat and remove the immobilizer. Open the case, remove the board inside, and get it bone dry before you put it back in the car. You also need to...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-26-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By BirdDog
No need to disconnect battery when installing the...

No need to disconnect battery when installing the waterproof case, at least they don't tell you to do that and I didn't when I installed mine. But aside from possibly having to enter your radio's...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,511
Posted By BirdDog
I use Simichrome polish on the exhaust tips on my...

I use Simichrome polish on the exhaust tips on my 2001 S. Works great.
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-10-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By BirdDog
What JFP said... (and a reminder... make...

What JFP said...

(and a reminder... make sure that your center console glove box door is completely closed!)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-08-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,318
Posted By BirdDog
Sorry to hear that the Jager4S has taken ill... ...

Sorry to hear that the Jager4S has taken ill...

Jake and his people do really good work! He saved my engine and I'm sure he can save yours too. While all mechanical things can fail, your engine...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 08-08-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 702
Posted By BirdDog
I would push it forward 2 feet and do it where it...

I would push it forward 2 feet and do it where it sits.

I DO like the beers idea (also tell them you have pizza). LOL
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By BirdDog
Wow! Glad to hear it all worked out!

Wow! Glad to hear it all worked out!
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-25-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By BirdDog
Had same thing happen to me (not with my Boxster,...

Had same thing happen to me (not with my Boxster, another car) a few years ago... ran to bank and when I came out, Click, Click, Click. Luckily, the bank manager came out as this was happening and...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-23-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 992
Posted By BirdDog
You can order the fluid from Amazon for $67.07...

You can order the fluid from Amazon for $67.07 for 5 liters with free shipping.
...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-19-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 896
Posted By BirdDog
If you don't have washers (AFAIK, there aren't...

If you don't have washers (AFAIK, there aren't any wipers), your headlights should look like this:

http://986forum.com/forums/uploads02/Pic31532042375.jpg

There should be a triangular reflector...
Forum: Performance and Technical chat 07-17-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,343
Posted By BirdDog
There are enough angry 8 year olds in my life... ...

There are enough angry 8 year olds in my life...

Please add me to your ignore list.

I have added you to mine.
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-13-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By BirdDog
Sorry for the late reply in welcoming you to the...

Sorry for the late reply in welcoming you to the forums...

Welcome!

I found it was really helpful to talk to people face to face about their cars - most Porsche owners I've met are all too...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-11-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By BirdDog
When Flat-6 delivered my car after rebuilding my...

When Flat-6 delivered my car after rebuilding my engine it had Joe Gibbs Racing HR in it. I was told to use that for 2,000 miles then change over to DT40. I've used that ever since.

But I...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-10-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By BirdDog
Just a heads up - I have the factory Textar pads...

Just a heads up - I have the factory Textar pads on my 2001 S and while I love how they stop, man o man, they put out brake dust like no other pads I have ever owned! Might be worth it to pull one...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-06-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,060
Posted By BirdDog
I would not even touch this unless you had a...

I would not even touch this unless you had a pre-purchase inspection by a Porsche dealer or a good indie Porsche shop. It sounds like this guy isn't going to let you do that. For that reason alone,...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-05-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By BirdDog
EXACTLY! The first time I pulled into my small,...

EXACTLY! The first time I pulled into my small, 1 car garage (rented) with the fans on high I couldn't hear my passenger! LOUD!

The good news is that you know those fans are working! :)
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-04-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,055
Posted By BirdDog
That should work. Watch this video to see how to...

That should work. Watch this video to see how to do it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ss6-8TJYIqE

Screen shot of the hook up from the video (it's from the owners manual):
(sorry for the...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 07-03-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By BirdDog
And make sure you dry up that water behind the...

And make sure you dry up that water behind the drivers seat ASAP as best you can. If it gets to the immobilizer (which is under the drivers seat), you will be in a world of hurt! (and your boxster...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By BirdDog
Just a guess here, but it kinda reminds me of the...

Just a guess here, but it kinda reminds me of the seat harness where you have to pull out something to get the connector to release. Try pulling this lever out or down (as indicated by the red...
Forum: Boxster General Discussions 06-30-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By BirdDog
... to get the broken/missing impeller vanes out...

... to get the broken/missing impeller vanes out before you suffer a cracked head...
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